Month: June 2013

Bahria Town Lahore’s sectors D, E and F still controversial

The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has said that Bahria Town’s sectors D, E and F are still controversial as these are not approved by the competent authority and the people have invested money at their own risk despite public information campaign by the authority. LDA Metropolitan Planning officers Tuesday told Daily Times that the Bahria …

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Overseas Pakistanis deserve incentives

By Saira Rizwan For last two years, overseas Pakistanis (OP) are being discussed, but for all the wrong reasons. The talks of encouraging OP to invest in Pakistan are reminiscent of ‘cash cow’ treatment and takeover of foreign currency account. The politicians and travelling class ofPakistan takes them nothing more than voters and ‘Bed and Breakfast’ hosts for their …

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Pakistanis sending money through legal channels awarded in UAE

Associated Press of Pakistan Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UAE Jamil Ahmed Khan Sunday awarded commendation certificates to members of the Pakistani community who send their hard earned money to Pakistan through legal channels. Addressing a gathering of Pakistani community in Dubai, he said that  the overseas Pakistanis were showing their interest in sending their hard earned money to Pakistan, which …

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National policy for overseas Pakistanis approved

ISLAMABAD, May 29 (APP): Prime Minister, Justice (Retd) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso on Wednesday approved National Policy for Overseas Pakistanis for their welfare and protection of their assets. The policy aims at protecting, conserving and providing sustainable tools to improve their working environment and encourage investment. The Prime Minister accorded approval to the first-ever policy in a …

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Property prices escalating in peaceful posh areas of Karachi

Daily Times report by Abrar Hamza  Buying residence in thickly populated posh areas of Karachi has become a dream for the middle-class segment of the society as property prices of the said areas have escalated by 30 percent to 40 percent this year. The reason of this price escalation is heavy investment from property investors …

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